Shirur, 21st October 2021: Five dacoits robbed a Bank of Maharashtra branch at Pimparkhed in Shirur taluka of Pune district today (Thursday). The robbers looted jewelery and cash valued at over Rs 2.5 crore.
According to Superintendent of Police (Pune Rural) Dr Abhinav Deshmukh, 10 to 15 customers were inside the Bank of Maharashtra branch at Pimparkhed in Shirur taluka around 1.30 pm. At that time, five people came to the bank in a four-wheeler. One of them stopped at the bank door, the other four threatened the manager and the cashier with a gun and took the locker keys from them. They then filled the bag with cash and gold and within minutes they all fled in the car.
Also, within minutes of receiving the information, the police arrived at the scene. The vehicle from which the robbers came to the bank had the ‘PRESS’ written on it, eyewitnesses told police.
According to police, the assessment is going on about the total valuables looted by the dacoits.
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